GENERAL SUBMISSION INFORMATION:

The Quarry is a student-edited literary and fine arts magazine that publishes the writing and artwork of St. Olaf students. The Quarry produces and distributes one full-color magazine annually during the spring semester. A digitalized version of the publication is also published on The Quarry website: www.thequarrymag.com. 

Spring 2019 submission period: February 14th - March 3rd

Submissions will be reviewed by the editorial staff throughout the month of March. Notices will be sent in late March disclosing publication decisions. 

LITERARY SUBMISSIONS: 

The Quarry accepts works of poetry and prose in any genre, including fiction, creative nonfiction, and essays. For longer works, excerpts may be considered.

A maximum of five literary submissions will be accepted per student. Files should be submitted as PDFs to the-quarry@stolaf.edu. When sending submissions, please include each piece as a separate file attachment. Please begin each file label with your last name, followed by the title of the piece, and then the number submission. 

Example: Fitzgerald_The Great Gatsby_3

ART SUBMISSIONS:

The Quarry accepts works of visual art in all media, including photography, drawings, paintings, 3D art.

The Quarry will also consider video art and other non-print media for our online publication as well as in our gallery show.

The Quarry offers a documentation session for student artwork. Documentation session will be held Friday, March 1st from 10:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m..

A maximum of five artistic submissions will be accepted per student. Files should be submitted as High Resolution JPGs, flattened TIFFs, or PNGs to the-quarry@stolaf.edu. When sending submissions, please include each piece as a separate file attachment, and begin each file label with your last name, followed by the title of the piece, and then the number submission. Artwork dimensions should also be included with your submission.

Example: VanGogh_The Starry Night_5

PERFORMANCE/DANCE:

The Quarry will also consider performance works and dance to be showcased in either our online publication or gallery show in April.  

Please submit a good quality video of your work or link to your work to be performed. 

A maximum of five artistic submissions will be accepted per student. Files should be submitted as .mp4 videos or high quality Vimeo/YouTube links to the-quarry@stolaf.edu.

QUESTIONS:

Any questions regarding submission guidelines or procedures may be addressed to the-quarry@stolaf.edu. 

 If you have material that doesn't quite fit these categories or are not selected for publication, please check out the Manitou Messenger, particularly the Variety section. The Mess publishes brief articles and poems written by St. Olaf students.